Task Force on Scholarly Communication
The following charges are assigned to the task force:
Determine current practices that impede an open and sustainable
system of scholarly communication, citing data where necessary
to substantiate the findings;
Determine actions that OSU faculty members, as authors, readers, reviewers,
editors, society members, advisory board members and faculty members, who
are dependent on scholarly communication for professional advancement,
can take to contribute to an open and sustainable system of scholarly
Determine a few of these actions that are likely to have the greatest
positive impact towards creation of an open and sustainable system of
Propose a framework for communicating these findings to the OSU faculty.
The Task Force shall be composed of two individuals from the OSU Libraries
staff, a member of the Faculty Senate Library Committee, and 4-7 faculty
members representing different academic disciplines.
The Task Force on Scholarly Communication is to prepare a written report for
presentation to the Faculty Senate by the end of the 2004-05 academic year,
preferably at the May 12, 2005 meeting.